There is an overlap between PMS and EMRs and electronic health records (EHR) systems and they become increasingly intertwined and often packaged together; but there is one big distinction between them.
While some information in a PMS and an EMR overlap, for example, patient and provider data, in general the EMR system is used for assisting the practice with clinical matters, while PMS is used for administrative and financial matters. Practice Management Software.
Medical practices often hire different vendors to provide the EMR and PMS systems. The integration of the EMR and PMS software is considered one of the most challenging aspects of the medical practice management software implementation.continue reading